Valeo chief discusses National Recovery Month

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TOPEKA (WIBW) -- The Valeo Recovery Center hosted an open house on Monday, September 11th at 330 SW Oakley, in recognition of National Recovery Month. Supporters of the local recovery programs heard comments for those who are providing recovery services, as well as success stories from those who have received services. (Also, watch our Monday interview with Valeo CEO Bill Persinger on the Red Couch.)

The Valeo CEO also announced plans for their 50th Anniversary celebration, featuring President Gerald Ford's son, Stephen Ford, as the keynote speaker for the event on Saturday, October 7th. Tickets are available on this link.

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment can enable those with a substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life. Now in its 27th year, Recovery Month highlights the achievements of individuals who have reclaimed their lives in long-term recovery and honors the treatment and recovery service providers who make recovery possible. The theme for this year’s recovery month is “Join in the Voices for Recovery, Strengthen Families and Communities”.

Cathy Walker, Head of the Valeo Recovery Center, says served in Topeka at the Valeo Recovery Center receive the best possible care from a highly trained and dedicated staff who consistently go the extra mile in helping people understand that treatment works and recovery is possible.